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What About the Women?

Moving images of women’s lives over the past 100 years from the Yorkshire/North East Film Archive.

This new programme is supported by the BFI Film Audience Network as part of Changing Times: Women's Histories, a nationwide season celebrating women within the UK's screen heritage collections.  'What About the Women?' features a series of events and screenings based entirely on archive footage drawn from our collections.  

Help us to preserve York's film heritage

Do something special for York!

YFA are asking for your help to support us in a very special campaign to preserve the rich film heritage of the city, and create a permanent legacy for everyone to see and enjoy, far into the future.

Newcastle on Film - now available on DVD!

There’s nowhere on earth quite like Newcastle - and now, thanks to overwhelming demand, you can enjoy the moving story of the city as captured on film over the past 100 years, with our astonishing new DVD revealing ‘Newcastle on Film’.

Born a Rebel blog: Part 2

For her latest series of blogs, our fabulous volunteer, Val, has taken inspiration from a newly-commissioned short film, Born a Rebel: a collaboration between Cinema for All, Yorkshire, North East and North West Film Archives (find out more about the film). Here's part two - if you haven't seen part one, you can catch up here.

Hull on Film DVD

Are you searching for the ideal Christmas present for a Hullensian?  Well, look no further than our Hull on Film DVD, packed full of fascinating footage of Hull dating from the early 1900s up to 1980!  The DVD is priced at £12 (including postage and packing), and all proceeds from sales go straight back into the preservation of the films – so every purchase helps to safeguard m

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Archive Picks

KIPLINGCOTES RACES 4

This is one of seven short films showing the Kiplingcotes races in East Riding in the 1950s filmed by Norman Stephenson who lived at Arras Farm.  The film documents the race from a position near to the finishing line.

The film opens with riders and spectators gathered around the...

Film ID: 5603 Year: c.1950

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